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Quality Assurance Specialist 
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Sacramento, CA

 

 


$55,000 a year

JOB SUMMARY

The Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for assisting with the leadership of the Quality Assurance program under the direction of the Corporate Food Safety/Quality Assurance Manager in our Los Angeles facility. The Quality Assurance Specialist will operate in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and is expected to manage multiple tasks on a tight timeline to meet company and customer request.

NOTE: MUST HAVE FOOD PROCESSING EXPERIENCE .

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Lead with leading the Quality Assurance program in the Los Angeles facility.
  • Assist in maintaining existing Quality Systems, including internal audit program, document control, CAPA, and other quality systems as appropriate.
  • Assure the timely reporting of quality metrics to Corporate Food Safety/Quality Assurance Manager.
  • Assist in facilitating c internal and external quality audits.
  • Maintain the internal requirements for all customer-based audits.
  • Prepare corrective action log for all internal audits.
  • Report to Corporate Food Safety/Quality Assurance Manager on all food safety/quality issues.
  • Maintain organized and accurate document control.
  • Participate on cross-functional teams to implement and sustain company principles.
  • Lead and/or represent the Quality Assurance department in cross-functional meetings to resolve quality, technical and services related issues.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education:

Bachelor's Degree required, field of study: Biology, Microbiology, Food Science

Experience:

3 plus years of experience in QA Systems

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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to work from written and verbal instructions.

Must be able to follow SOPs and instructions.

Ability to work with minimal supervision while remaining productive at all times.

Ability to stay positive and calm in difficult and/or trying circumstances.

Ability to write route reports and correspondence.

Must speak, read and write English.

Must be able to work in a team environment and possess team-based problem-solving skills.

Must be focused and oriented toward an accomplishment of the team and organizational goals.

Must be able to work flexible hours to include longer days, weekends when needed.

Ability to effectively interact with all levels of personnel with the utmost professionalism.

Experience with FDA, customer and third party audits.

Understanding of GMS, SSOP"s and SOP's

Thorough understanding of general safety requirements.

Ability to operate material handling equipment.

Basic knowledge of local, state and federal driver regulations.

Travel Requirements: This position may require domestic travel to our other facilities in Los Angeles, CA, and Brooklyn NY, if/when needed. This position will report directly to the Corporate Food Safety/Quality Assurance Manager based in our plant in Vernon, CA This position will also have a dotted line reporting to the Sacramento Plant Manager.

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as quality control application, spreadsheets, and databases.

Certifications & Licenses:

  • HACCP Certified or must be certified within 1 year of employment. SQF experience helpful.

LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Food Processing: 3 years
  • QA Systems: 3 years

 

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